Kevin Redmond - Art of Chinese Medicine
Servicing areaEastern Suburbs - Bondi Junction, Inner West - Marrickville
- Fertility Issues in Women and Men
- IVF Support
- Pregnancy Care and Preparing for Labour
- Muscular Skeletal Disorders/Sports Injuries
- Emotional Disorders
- Digestive/Gastrointestinal Problems
ABOUT KEVIN REDMOND
B. Hlth. Sc. (TCM) UTS Certificate in (TCM) Beijing
Registered Nurse (NSW)
Registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner with the Chinese Medical Board of Australia
Kevin holds a Bachelor of Health Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from UTS and a Certificate in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Beijing, China) he is an accredited member of AACMA, Australian Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Association. He has over 20yrs of professional experience in healthcare in Australia and overseas. He completed his clinical internship at UTS and at the prestigious China-Japanese Friendship Hospital in Beijing (China), focusing on fertility management, pregnancy and emotional disorders.
Kevin's Chinese Medicine practice is reinforced by his extensive background as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department of Sydney's RPA Hospital. He is therefore qualified to assess and treat a broad spectrum of acute and/or chronic conditions, musculo-skeletal disorders and sports injuries.
Kevin integrates his knowledge and practical experience in Western Medicine with the holistic insight of Chinese Medicine to deliver high level healthcare and the best possible outcomes for all clients. His practice is grounded in the belief that the most effective path to health and well-being is through an individualised approach that actively engages the whole person to address emotional and spiritual as well as physical imbalances.
Clinic days by appointment:
The House of Fertility and Healing, Newtown - Fridays and Sundays
230 Edgeware Rd
Bookings via website http://houseoffertilityandhealing.com.au
or clinic on (02) 9557 6440
Marrickville – Wednesdays - Home Clinic
For further enquiries please feel free to contact Kevin on
Mobile: 0433 434 227
Landline: 9558 2129
Offering Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Moxibustion for...
Fertility issues in women and men
For Women (Pre conception and Gynaecological Problems)
Fertility treatments should begin 3 months before conception, usually one treatment each week is recommended for women over the age of 35 or for women with the following problems:
Irregular Cycles, Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome, Heavy Periods, Painful Periods, Absent Periods, PMS, Endometriosis, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Menopausal Symptoms.
Ovulation Tracking - this can be organised via a referral system from your GP to a local Fertility Specialist. Please feel free to discuss this during your consultations as I frequently liaise with local Fertility Specialists.
For Men (Pre conception)
Fertility treatments should begin 3 months prior to intended conception date (this includes Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine), usually one treatment each week is recommended for the first month then monthly depending on the underlying disorder. Treatments are recommended for men with the following problems:
Low Sperm counts, Poor Motility, Poor Sperm Morphology, Increased DNA Fragmentation, and Low Libido.
IVF support - Increasing your chances for a successful pregnancy
Pre IVF treatments (IVF, ICSI, IUI) - frequency of treatments will be tailored to your individual requirements, depending on type of IVF cycle and any history of previous failed IVF cycles.
Supportive treatments during the IVF process - weekly treatments during the IVF cycle, plus treatments at pre/post collection and pre/post transfer. Chinese Herbal Medline maybe recommended prior and during the IVF process depending on your age and IVF history.
Embryo transfer treatments - I recommend two treatments one pre and one post transfer, studies indicate that this increases your chances of a successful pregnancy.
Post transfer care - I recommend weekly treatments up to and including the 12th week, followed by monthly visits until 36 weeks.
Pregnancy Care and support
During pregnancy acupuncture can assist with - morning sickness, lethargy, insomnia, musculoskeletal conditions - back pain, sciatica, anxiety, haemorrhoids, constipation.
Breech - optimal treatment time is at 34-35 weeks, one treatment is required followed by a daily home treatment plan for ten days. Success rate of turning a Breech baby with acupuncture is around 75%. I can also assist with posterior presentations.
Pre-birth Acupuncture and Labour Induction - once weekly treatments are recommended starting 4 weeks prior to due date. These treatments facilitate a more efficient labour by softening the cervix and assist with baby positioning prior to labour. However if you are overdue I can provide induction treatments to induce labour.
Musculoskeletal Disorders and Sports Injuries
Acupuncture is a safe, effective and a natural way to eliminate pain, without the side effects caused by other methods of pain management. Treatment plans will vary according to the nature of your disorder/injury; studies indicate that acupuncture is effective for arthritis, lower back pain, sciatica, shoulder/neck pain, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, sprained ankles, plantar fasciitis and localised trauma.
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine can assist with the following problems stress, anxiety, insomnia, depression. Frequency of treatments will be tailored to your individual needs.
Acupuncture can assist in treating bloating, poor digestion, IBS, indigestion, reflux and constipation. Depending on the severity of your disorder I may prescribe Chinese Herbal Medicine to compliment treatments, these are taken once or twice daily in pill, capsule or granules.
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